Discoveries Part V: Day 2, Nishapur

Learn more about the New Galleries for the Art of the Arab Lands, Turkey, Iran, Central Asia, and Later South Asia:
http://www.metmuseum.org/exhibitions/listings/2011/new-galleries-for-the-art-of-the-arab-lands-turkey-iran-central-asia-and-later-south-asia

Discoveries
New Research on the Collections of the Department of Islamic Art at the Metropolitan Museum

This two-day symposium celebrates the reopening of the Galleries for the Art of the Arab Lands, Turkey, Iran, Central Asia, and Later South Asia. Internationally renowned scholars and curators present recent scholarship in themed sessions.

Part V: Nishapur

Nishapur in the New Galleries: New Research and New Contexts for the Metropolitan Museum’s Excavations
Marika Sardar, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Scientific Investigation of Early Islamic Glass from Nishapur
Mark Wypyski, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Nishapur in History
Richard W. Bulliet, Columbia University

Carved Alabasters in Ghazni and Nishapur
Martina Rugiadi, Sapienza Università di Roma

This symposium is made possible by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

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